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Weekend Challenge Time!!!





Happy weekend! It's time for the weekend challenge, and this week I'm offering up three prompts I hope will bring you art, words or both! Here's how it'll work.....


Just give me three individual numbers. Please make two of them fairly low numbers, say anywhere from 1-25. The third can be anywhere from 1-100. I'll use them to pull you a song lyric, a quote about love/passion, and a line from a book. The music will be from my iTunes. The books are from a wide array of free books on Google Play and thus will be pretty random!

For rewards, I'll write a ficlet or I'll make two icons for anyone who posts 200 words or more by Sunday at 11:59pm US Eastern. If you don't want a reward, I'll add 200+ words to one of my WIPs -- but please, if you'd like a reward let me know! Writing some reward ficlets might make my somewhat moody muse get her writing rear in gear. :).

So gimme the numbers, and good luck!

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guineamania
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:25 pm (UTC)
Can I have 7, 14 and 97 please :)
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:53 pm (UTC)
Here you go! Bonne chance!

Quote:
“When we are in love, we are convinced nobody else will do. But as time goes, others do do, and often do do, much much better.”
― Coco J. Ginger

Lyric:
"Swan, swan, hummingbird...Hurrah, we are all free now. What noisy cats are we..."
- REM, 'Swan Swan H'

Book:
"Some moments after, eight strong men with masked faces appeared noiselessly and drew us down into their formidable machine."
- Jules Verne, "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea"



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csichick_2
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:25 pm (UTC)
1, 10, 50
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:13 pm (UTC)
You got it!

Quote:
“Moving on is easy. It's staying moved on that's trickier.”
― Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Lyric:
When marimbas start to play... hold me close, make me sway. Like an ocean hugs the shore... Hold me close, sway me more.
- "Sway" - Various Artists, but I've gotta go with the Michael Bubble version. :)

Book:
"It was not until he was left alone in the silence and stillness of the gloomy workshop of the undertaker that Oliver gave way to the feelings which the day's treatment may be supposed likely to have awakened in a mere child."
- Charles Dickens, "The Adventures of Oliver Twist"
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scribble_myname
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:31 pm (UTC)
3, 7, 98
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:21 pm (UTC)
Sure thing!

Quote:
“And that's when I know it's over. As soon as you start thinking about the beginning, it's the end.”
― Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her

Lyric:
"Oh where did I go wrong my love? What petty crime was I found guilty of?"
- Paul McCartney - "Wanderlust"

"(have) Just a drop more, Janny," Said Hall. "Your nerves is all upset."
- Herbert George Wells, "The Invisible Man"


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starry_wolf
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:32 pm (UTC)

1, 1, 1! :D

thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:38 pm (UTC)
Absolutely! Here you go...

Quote:
“Two words. Three vowels. Four consonants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over.”
― Maggi Richard

Lyric:
"To you, my heart cries out Perfidia for I found you, the love of my life, in somebody's else's arms..."
- Perfidia - Various artists (the song Ilsa and Rick dance to in Paris in "Casablanca")

Book:
"His life was oft in peril, as he labored to bring back his comrades to their homes. He saved them not, though earnestly he strove..."
- Homer, "The Odyssey"
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thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:54 pm (UTC)
Sure thing! Good luck!

Quote:
"I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect."
― Amit Kalantri

Lyric:
"If a picture paints a thousand words then why can't I paint you?
The words will never show the you I've come to know..."
- Bread, "If"

Book:
"My dear," their considerate aunt would reply, "it is very bad, but you must not expect everybody to be as forward and quick at learning as yourself."
- Jane Austen - Mansfield Park
kaige68
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:38 pm (UTC)
4, 14, 44
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:10 pm (UTC)
Yuppers! Here you go...

Quote:
“when things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. it's because a little piece gets lost -- the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. the whole shape has changed.”
― David Levithan, "Will Grayson, Will Grayson"

Lyric:
"Loneliness is a cloak you wear. A deep shade of blue is always there..."
Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore

Book:
"Just a noise, that is all. But a very significant noise to Miss Nathalie Rogers.... a noise that caused her to lay aside her book, and jump up hastily, exclaiming with a gesture of impatience: - "Somebody always 'calls' me in the middle of every entertaining chapter!"
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craterdweller
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:39 pm (UTC)
19,4,65
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:24 pm (UTC)
Here they are!

Quote:
"I used to loathe ambivalence; now I adore it. Ambivalence is my new best friend.”
― Suzanne Finnamore, Split: A Memoir of Divorce

Lyric:
"Now she walks through her sunken dream to the seat with the clearest view and she's hooked to the silver screen."
- David Bowie, "Life on Mars"

Book:
"Don't you dare to bite Toto! You ought to be ashamed of yourself, a big beast like you, to bite a poor little dog!" "I didn't bite him," said the Lion, as he rubbed his nose with his paw where Dorothy had hit it. "No, but you tried to," she retorted. "You are nothing but a big coward." "I know it," said the Lion, hanging his head in shame; I've always known it. But how can I help it?"
- L. Frank Baum, "The Wizard of Oz"
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asphaltcowgrrl
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:40 pm (UTC)
9, 11, and 23 please!
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:34 pm (UTC)
Absotutely, here you go!

Quote:
“C'mon, you're gonna get upset sometimes. Breaking up is a shitty business. Someone always gets hurt. This time it happens to be you.”
― Alexandra Potter, Going La La

Lyric:
"The world was on fire and no one could save me but you."
- Chris Isaak - "Wicked Game"

Book:
"The navy, I think, who have done so much for us, have at least an equal claim with any other set of men, for all the comforts and allt he privileges which any home can give. Sailors work hard enough for their comforts, we must all allow."
- Jane Austen - "Persuasion"
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slashluv18
Jul. 17th, 2015 04:44 pm (UTC)
2, 25, 42
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:37 pm (UTC)
Here you go!

Quote:
"There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."
-Nelson Mandela

Lyric:
"You are a splendid butterfly. It is your wings that make you beautiful. And I could make you fly away - but I could never make you stay."
The Magnetic Fields - "All My Little Words"
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flipflop_diva
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:02 pm (UTC)
8, 12 and 37! Thank you!
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:44 pm (UTC)
Sure thing! Here you go...

Quote:
"You don't make me feel like you used to. That's why I'm leaving
That's why people leave each other They come to their senses and get selfish again.”
― Henry Rollins, See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die

Lyric:
"Beautiful loser, read it on the wall and realize you just can't have it all..."
Bob Seger - "Beautiful Loser"

Book:
"We may imagine a time when, in the infancy of the human race, some enterprising mortal crept into a hollow in a rock for shelter. Every child begins the world again, to some extent, and loves to stay outdoors even in wet and cold."
Henry David Thoreau - "Walden"
crookedspoon
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:07 pm (UTC)
18, 8, 87. Thank you!
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:59 pm (UTC)
You are welcome! Good luck!

Quote:
"Bittersweet? No, just bitter, the taste of your tongue. Words you can’t have back, so they linger.”
― Coco J. Ginger

Lyric:
"You don't know how you took it, you just know what you got. Oh, Lordy, you've been stealing from the thieves and you got caught..."
U2 - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me"

Book:
"The way it was done was this. The Queen ordered him to kneel, and then said that for playing so beautifully she would give him the wish of his heart."
James Matthew Barrie - "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens"
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kitmerlot1213
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:08 pm (UTC)
This sounds awesome! May I have: 12, 13, 71
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 07:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you! Hope you find them useful:

Quote:
"Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”
― Shannon L. Alder

Lyric:
"I took one look at you, that's all I meant to do. And then my heart stood still..."
Various Artists - "My Heart Stood Still" My favorite version

Book:
"I would rather not be tempted. I cannot really change for the better. If I were to marry, I must expect to repent it..."
Jane Austen - "Emma"


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erinm_4600
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:20 pm (UTC)
6, 12, 32

Please and thanks! :D
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 08:03 pm (UTC)
Sure thing!

Quote:
"Even on my weakest days I get a little bit stronger”
― Sara Evans

Lyric:
"You belong to me. Can it be, honey, that you're not sure?"
Carly Simon - "You Belong to Me"

Book:
"So help me God," he said, after a breif paus, "I will tell you all I know about this affair; but I do not expect you to believe one half I say - I would be a fool indeed if I did..."
Edgar Allen Poe - "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
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candream
Jul. 17th, 2015 05:21 pm (UTC)
13, 17 and 66 please.
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 08:12 pm (UTC)
Here you go!

Quote:
“I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.”
― Amit Kalantri

Lyric:
"Kiss today goodbye and point me toward tomorrow. We did what we had to do. Won't forget, can't regret what I did for love."
A Chorus Line- "What I Did for Love"

Book:
"Cupid was all of a sudden transformed before her eyes into a noble-looking youth of surpassing beauty, upon which he took her by the hand, led her to the window and invited her to say what she saw..."
James Wood - "Stories from Green Mythology"

helsinkibaby
Jul. 17th, 2015 06:45 pm (UTC)
4, 21, 88 please!
thtwzjustadream
Jul. 17th, 2015 08:23 pm (UTC)
Here they are!

Quote:
“I miss your smile… but I miss mine more.”
― Laurel House

Lyric:
"If you want it, here it is - come and get it. But you'd better hurry 'cause it's going fast.."
The Beatles - Come and Get It"

Book:
"As the mists cleared before the sun I found myself in a wide green world with glens falling on every side and a faraway blue horizon..."
John Buchan - "The Thirty-nine Steps"


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